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Smartphones 'dividing modern manners'


With more than a quarter of adults owning a smartphone, as well as almost half the teenage population, the communications and media regulator Ofcom is launching a drive to find out how the technology is changing social behaviour.

James Thickett, director of research at Ofcom, looks at the "modern manners" of mobiles.

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